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What does Jesselyn mean?

Jesselyn Pronunciation of Jesselyn [jes-se-lyn] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and Jesselyn means "He sees". Jesselyn is an alternate spelling of Jessie (Hebrew): pet variation of Jessica.


Jesselyn has 3 variants: Jessalyn, Jessalynn and Jessilyn.

7 more alternative forms via Jessie: Jeslyn, Jesse, Jessey, Jesslyn, Jesslynn, Jessy and Jessye.

Creative forms:
(female) Jessean, Jesseran, ..

(male) Jessean, Jesseben, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jesselyn Natasha (J.N.), ..

How popular is Jesselyn?

Jesselyn is an uncommon first name for women. Jesselyn is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Jesselyn (not ranked) are Jeslyn, Jessalyn (#1816 in 2015), Jesse, Jessie (#617), Jesslyn, Jessy and Jessye. Other variants, like Jessey, are seldom used. These forms of Jesselyn were at the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (median #1497) and have become significantly less common since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeslyn, Jessalyn, Jesse, Jessie, Jesslyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jessy, Jessye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jessie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jesselyn is pronounced similarly to Jacelyn, Jessalin, Jocelyn, Josalyn, Joscelin, Joscelyn, Joselyn, Joselyne, Josilyn, Jossalin, Jossalyn, Josselyn, Josselynne and Joycelyn. Other recommended names are Cecelyn, Jacalyn, Jackelyn, Jacklyn, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jacquelyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jaquelin, Jaquelyn, Jaquelynn, Jasleen, Jaslyn, Jaslynn, Jasolin, Jazlyn, Jazzalyn, Jazzlyn, Jennalyn, Jennilyn, Jeralyn, Jerelyn, Jerilyn, Jerralyn, Jerrilyn, Jesenya, Jessamy, Jessamyn, Jesseca, Jessenia, Jessiya, Jewelyn, Jocelin, Jocelyne, Jocelynn, Joclyn, Josalynn, Josceline, Joselina, Joseline, Josilin, Joslin, Joslyn, Joslyne, Joslynn, Jossline, Josslyn, Joycelin, Joycelynn, Jozlyn, Keelyn, Roselyn, Sesseelya (see Cecilia), Sessily, Terelyn, Tessey and Yessenya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jesselyn.

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